4 And it came to pass after this, that Joash was minded to repair [1] the house of the Lord.

Other Translations of 2 Chronicles 24:4

New International Version

4 Some time later Joash decided to restore the temple of the Lord.

English Standard Version

4 After this Joash decided to restore the house of the Lord.

The Message

4 The time came when Joash determined to renovate The Temple of God.

New King James Version

4 Now it happened after this that Joash set his heart on repairing the house of the Lord.

New Living Translation

4 At one point Joash decided to repair and restore the Temple of the Lord .

Matthew Henry's Commentary on 2 Chronicles 24:4

Commentary on 2 Chronicles 24:1-14

(Read 2 Chronicles 24:1-14)

Joash is more zealous about the repair of the temple than Jehoiada himself. It is easier to build temples, than to be temples to God. But the repairing of places for public worship is a good work, which all should promote. And many a good work would be done that now lies undone, if active men would put it forward.